A Trip Home
Friday, February 22, 2013      6 comments

A Trip Home In November of last year, I got an email through from a guy I graduated with. I have not been in touch with any of my classmates, had not seen many of them since we graduated almost 50 years ago, but he was inf... Read more
Sunday, July 29, 2012      6 comments

Tommy Tonight I saw a live production of TOMMY, the rock opera by The Who. I was never really into The Who, but still familiar with some of their work, and i remember t... Read more
Saturday, July 21, 2012      6 comments

Kayaking I went kayaking for the first time this morning. ......I have a friend who loves the outdoors, is more comfortable in the woods than in a mall. She first introduc... Read more
Dennis DeYoung in Concert
Wednesday, July 18, 2012      6 comments

One of the perks of m job is my gives me admission to the park for free. Admission includes the... Read more
Monday, May 14, 2012      3 comments

When I saw that Steve Chapin was playing in the Amphitheater, I asked my boss if I could leave work early to attend the show. 'Back in the day,' I was a big-time fan of his brother Harry (1942-1981) and would always get misty when somethi... Read more
Sometimes You CAN Go Home Again
Saturday, November 19, 2011      1 comments

Sometimes You CAN Go Home Again My Aunt was buried today. I was nervous about being pall bearer.......stupid nervousness, will I drop the casket, will I trip.......and deep down I knew I would be fine. I was. the casket was not as heavy ... Read more
Saying Goodbye Once More
Friday, November 11, 2011      10 comments

In May I wrote a blog about the passing of a beloved Uncle, and sadly, today I write one about the passing of his wife. It's kind of ironic.........I said my goodbyes to him in a little park (I have since learned it is called Fisher's Park) ... Read more
I've Had It!
Wednesday, October 12, 2011      13 comments

That's it, I have reached my breaking point. I am SO tired of the glitches on the Spar site, from being misdirected to things not loading to my entire system freezing up. The final straw came this morning after reading a Daily Spark Blog. ... Read more
Sunday, October 02, 2011      5 comments

No, not THAT ESP, this one is for Eastern State Penitentiary, a (now closed) prison in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. I took a bus trip there yesterday, and was not quite... Read more
Saturday, September 17, 2011      8 comments

There was a time that I was addicted to cigarettes. There was also a time that I was addicted to donuts. A recent dailySpark Healthy Lifestyles Blog reminded me of those addictions. It talked of using imagery for cravings. ... Read more
The Pennsylvania Flood of 2011, Part 2
Tuesday, September 13, 2011      6 comments

The Pennsylvania Flood of 2011, Part 2 It has now been a week since we had the torrential rains. We have had more rain, but not like last Wednesday. As we venture farther and farther from our little corner, I am amazed at what I see. Som... Read more
The Pennsylvania Flood of 2011
Thursday, September 08, 2011      14 comments

The Pennsylvania Flood of 2011 We have had some serious rains these last few days. I heard reports of schools being dismissed early and thought, 'What wusses,' and remembering the deep snows I walked to school in. Tuesday it rained all ... Read more
How it 'Used to Be'
Tuesday, September 06, 2011      6 comments

A recent message board post got me thinking........well, I guess 2 days of nostalgia, hanging with Mary added to those thoughts. The post was about 'how it used to be,' going days without rest and huge plates of food. Before I started this ... Read more
Sunday, August 14, 2011      10 comments

I grew up in a small town in Pennsylvania, and my friendships were formed by geography.....who lived the closest. There was no internet, and we walked everywhere. Mary and I lived just a few houses apart, and even though there was 3 years b... Read more
Sunday, July 24, 2011      6 comments

Dealing I have had some crap going on this month, a little of this a little of that.......just........crap. Some of the things have me on an emotional roller coaster, and I have just been ignoring my thoughts, pushing them down and just... Read more

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